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Jan 1, 2011 11:00am EST
. are unions retaliating? criminal investigation in new york amid the claims that the union workers deliberately slowed the blizzard clean-up the protest budget cuts, paralyzing businesses and stranding ambulances and emergency crews. some at "forbes" warn the white house cozy relationship with big labor emboldens union to retaliate nationwide and that threatens our entire economy. are they right? hi, everybody. happy new year. i'm david asman. welcome to "forbes on fox." in focus with steve forbes, rich karlgaard, quentin hardy, stephane fitch. steve? >> it's hurting the white house. they can't get the legislation through congress and you see it in the at tuted of unions -- in the attitude of the unions and the reaction to the state budget problem and massive deficits because of the pension. that's where the real blizzard is, david. not what the snow in new york but the avalanche of the unfunded liabilities of the pension funds. the property taxes are going up and the economy is weak. this is nuts. >> david: what happened in new york is inexcusable, particularly if it was forced sl
Jan 15, 2011 12:00pm EST
the letters of the former democratic senator from new york, daniel patrick moynihan. the selection of correspondences span senator moynihan's professional career from his years as a harvard professor to his over 20-year tenure in the senate. daniel patrick moynihan died in 2003. steven weisman leads a discussion on the former senator at the museum of the city of new york with peter galbraith, senior diplomatic negative at the center for arms control and non-proliferation, steven hess, former adviser to presidents ford and carter, richard avenuage, lieutenant governor of new york, and new york senator charles schumer. it's about an hour, 40 minutes. >> steve weisman is the editorial directer and public policy fellow at the peterson institute for international economics and previously was chief international economics correspondent for "the new york times." he was a journalist with the times for many years, first becoming acquainted with senator moynihan when he was reporting on new york politics and later as a correspondent in the washington d.c. steve also served as the bureau chie
Jan 7, 2011 5:00pm EST
to get a phd in education. the rest of us thought we had so much to recruit in "the new york times," "the wall street journal" and the post and she was working on a phd. there is no way. stand up illeana. [cheers and applause] first of all people say about fill certain shoes. you're not going to picture me in those shoes no matter what you say. [laughter] but truly the first hispanic woman to chair a pool committee and that's an incredible accomplishment. and we should never forget that. [applause] but both illeana, the media, all of us here all our success, of course, to her own blood, sweat and tears, but somebody opened the door someone gave us some advice, someone mentored us. if there's anyone in this room is as i did it completely on my own, no one helped me, maybe you shouldn't even be in this room because you've had way too much wine. i am telling you now and no one does it entirely on their own. we open doors. that's what chile does. that's what chci does. it's a joint endeavor. we may be two different
Dec 31, 2010 5:30pm PST
and beyond as new york rings in the new year. tonight, the extraordinary mission under water to prevent the unthinkable. >>> "making a difference." americans helping one anotr and changing lives in the process. a closer look at the impact you had this year. >>> and on this new year's eve, the celebrations already under way around the world. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. i'm kate snow in for brian on this new year's eve. we begin with a line of deadly storms that's swept across the middle of the country. there were 20 tornadoes reported today across four states. arkansas, missouri, illinois and oklahoma. at least six people have died, and there is tremendous damage. homes destroyed, roofs ripped off, and trees and power lines down. it's all due to a huge ms of warm and unstable air that swept across the middle of the country, from the gulf coast all the way north to michigan and wisconsin. we are covering all of it tonight starting with michelle hofland in sunset hills, missouri, just outside st. louis. good evening, michelle.
Jan 21, 2011 5:00am EST
. it could be a sunny, beautiful day in areas like philadelphia, new york, much of areas around albany, hartford. the snow will last longer into the day from boston to maine, but this storm is flying. winter storm warnings. usually when you have winter storm warnings we're talking five to six inches of snow. that's from hartford through much of massachusetts to coastal maine. the areas of white are winter weather advisories, that means just enough snow and ice to make it treacherous for the morning commute. that's the case for around philadelphia and new york city. new york city, two inches of snow, may pick up another inch or two. philadelphia, you were a little bit warmer, so it was only slushy, mixed in with sleet. probably not a lot of shoveling to do there. but snowing hard from boston hartford including providence. that's where the heaviest band is. the radar shows where the snow is. the blue coloring is more intense snows. those con over long island and over the top of new york city. that is translating to moderate and heavy snow moving up towards providence and eventually up to
Jan 26, 2011 6:00am PST
emily loyd and the head of department of environmental protection of new york city and appointed by mayor bloomberg to head this agency in 05. the department is responsible for imagining new york cities waist water and treatment, drinking supply, handling hazard materials and emergency x toxicities and removal of those and enforcing cities air and noise codes. they also have substantial responsibility outside of new york city managering 2 thousand square miles of the hudson valley. prior to heading up this agency commissioner loyd served as executive vice president for public affairs at colombia university and was in the administration for ten years and commissioner for sanitation under mayor, jenkins and was ma developer at port an authority and commissioner for traffic and parking for the city of boston. emily, thank you so much. we are so glad to have your energy, your smarts to lead us to this tough topic this morning. thank you. [applause] >> thank you, susan. well, as the only - at least self identifying water system manager from the east coast, i had originally planned br
FOX News
Dec 31, 2010 11:00pm EST
. don't forget, "new york times" square, there was an attempted car bombing just a few months ago. obviously, security is a concern. rick leventhal keeping track of that part of the story for us. >> rick: this has been called the biggest party in the world for a reason. about a million people pack into this 15 or so square block area. it is a big concern for the nypd especially in light of recent terror attempts. that's why they put up 17 miles of steel barricades they checked ever person. they have plainclothes officers on the ground as well as thousands of uniformed officers. a high ranking member told me 10,000 people on the water. it is very warm this year, unlike years past. that means a lot of people are on boats. they are watching those people as well. so far, so good. >> bill: keep that it way, thank you rick. >> megyn: five years ago she shot on to the music scene by singing a song we all know by heart. >> bill: katherine mcphee won instant fans with "somewhere over the rainbow."0s later in this program katherine will sing that song for us. it is something to hear, truly.
FOX News
Jan 25, 2011 2:00am EST
head to head. it brings me to a time story today in the "new york times." i read a remarkable story about frances fox piven. you, of course, as viewers of this program, know her as the icon of the radical left, creator of the famed piven strategy to bring on marxist revolution. she wrote about it in the 1960s after being inspired in the watts riots and she wrote about it again a few weeks ago. she was mingled with presidents and credited with overwhelming the new york city welfare system by mayor giuliani and currently as professor, molds our young students' minds, those that don't make improve in the the critical thinking and reasoning skills. you'd think in today's age over concern over heated rhetoric, the article would be welcome. radicals, call for violence exposed. no. no. no. no. they had a different feeling. we'll take this news story if you can even call it that from the "new york times" apart piece by piece. we will show you how the plan talked about here is being executed flawlessly, using propaganda to organize hatred. then i'm going to show you an attempted assassinatio
Jan 24, 2011 3:00am EST
the child as her own, will face federal kidnapping charges in new york today. ann pettway turned herself into the fbi in connecticut on sunday. pettway is suspected of taking 19-day-old carolina white from a new york hospital back in 1987. the now grown white was recently reunited with her long, lost parents. >>> as we mentioned at the top of the show, the northeast is locked in a deep freeze. dipping to 30 below zero in some areas as people bundle up against all the arctic air out there. officials in many cities are scrambling to get the homeless into warm shelters and frigid temps are already blamed for at least two deaths, including a connecticut woman who fell in her driveways and then froze to death. >>> for now -- for more now on how low the thermometer will go -- i'm almost nervous to ask -- we get the latest from accuweather. >> meteorologist ava dinges joins us with the bone-chilling numbers. good morning. >> good morning. oe firnlly we are dealing with one of the coldest mornings so far this entire season. i'll pull up the temperatures here. i'm not sure if you want to see them
Jan 31, 2011 3:05am EST
around. in new york a lottery retailer has cashed 120 winning tickets for more than $500,000. and in florida there are seven lottery retailers among the frequent winners. including one store owner in bonita springs who has cash eed 120 wins tickets worth $600,000. what's going on? bill hertog spent four years as the chief investigator for the california lottery. he says if a person who sells lottery tickets is winning big, there are just a few explanations. >> plays a lot, wins a lot, or somehow scammed it. and until you analyze it, until you confront it, i don't know the answer. >> you don't know. ticket in her back pocket. she's dialing up. >> we followed hertog and his team last year as they conducted undercover investigations to get out dishonest lottery clerks. >> we're out there investigating and creeping track what they're doing and we seek to get them. >> he's invited us back as he and his team continue to make sure lottery clerks are giving the rightful winners the good news. >> you won 25 grand. >> and when they don't, we'll be giving them the bad news. chris ha
Jan 27, 2011 4:00am PST
, dumping heavy snow in washington, philadelphia, new york, and points north. let's get the latest now from scott goldberg here in new york. good morning, scott. >> reporter: good morning, betty. it will be a messy commute this morning, after the storm brings another foot of snow to new york city. overnight, airports had to close, bus service was suspended and now it will be a costly cleanup here in new york, which already has blown through its snow budget for the year. for the sixth time in as many weeks, the northeast is waking up to another wintry mess. >> we had thunder tonight, freezing rain and snow. you don't see that too often. >> reporter: overnight the wild weather dumped up to a foot of snow in some places. in the d.c. area, hundreds of thousands of residents were left without power in frigid temperatures. >> got to love it, got to hate it. >> reporter: across the region airlines have canceled hundreds of flights, even these two travel agents couldn't catch a break. >> the flew flights between knew and 6:00 that there are are all full or canceled. >> reporter: and the roads aren'
Jan 16, 2011 9:00am EST
>> richard ravitch, lieutenant governor of new york, and new york senator charles schumer. it's about an hour, 40 minutes. the editorial directer and public policy fellow at the peterson institute for international economics and previously was chief international economics correspondent for "the new york times." he was a journalist with the times for many years, first becoming acquainted with senator moynihan when he was reporting on new york politics and later as a correspondent in washington d.c. steve also served as the bureau chief for the times in new delhi, india, where he coveredded ambassador moynihan. steve hess is a presidential historenior fellow emeritus in governance studies at the brookings institution which he joined in 1972. he served on the white house staff of presidents dwight eisenhower and richard nixon, and he was an adviser to presidents jimmy carter and gerald ford. of his experience in nixon's white house as deputy assistant to the president for urban affairs, he once said, basically, i was the chief of staff to daniel patrick moynihan. [laughter] pete
Jan 21, 2011 12:30am PST
foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation. and union bank. ♪ >> union bank has put its financial strength to work for a wide range of companies, from small businesses to major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> mob crackdown. more than 120 mafia suspects are arrested in new york and neighboring states. china's president says his country has no interest in pursuing an arms race with the u.s. and the protests continues as the interim government institutes a series of peaceful reforms. welcome to "bbc world news." coming up later for you, and american woman who was abducted has been reunited with her biological parents 23 years later. and as britain prepares to celebrate the latest royal wedding -- more than 120 people suspected of involvement with the mafia were arrested in new york and neighboring american state. the u.s. attorney general eric holder says the suspects face charges including racketeering, extortion, murder, and drug dealing. new york's five organized c
FOX News
Jan 1, 2011 3:00am EST
of new york city. nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one. happy new year! woo! what a beautiful sight. look. hat's off. >> [ sounds of cheering ] "[ singing "new york, new york" ] it's up to you... new york, new york ♪ new york, new york ♪ i want to wake up in a city that never sleeps ♪ and find i'm top of the world. king of the hill ♪. >> new york, new york. >> i want to be a part of it ♪ in new york ♪ and if i can make it there ♪ i am going to make it anywhere ♪ it's up to you new york, new york ♪ new york ♪. >> right! what a beautiful moment. >> beautiful night it's been, huh? and this weather is just remarkable. >> and fantastic. >> just think about what we add a week ago and two years ago it was six degrees below zero. >> i am so frigid. this is a stunning stunning night to be in manhattan. >> you should see confetti everywhere. i hope that sanitation workers clean it up. i think they will. there are people in the building next to us right there up and about. i don't know. 10th floor there are people throwing the confetti. just booting it out
Jan 18, 2011 6:00am EST
to be part of the rules committee. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from new york. ms. slaughter: madam speaker, i yield three minutes to the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. mcgovern. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from massachusetts is recognized for three minutes. mr. mcgovern: madam speaker, the american people made it very clear in the last election, that they want us to focus on one thing, jobs. but the new republican majority has instead chosen to reopen an old ideological battle. i think that's a mistake. but the good news is that the american people will have the opportunity right at the outset of this new congress to see the clear differences between democrats and republicans. democrats believe that insurance companies should be prohibited from discriminating under the basis of pre-existing conditions. republicans do not. democrats believe we shou close the doughnut hole and reduce prcription drug prices for our seniors. republicans do not. democrats believe that young people should be allowed to remain on their parent's insurance plan until age 26. republicans
FOX News
Dec 31, 2010 10:00pm EST
: they are celebrating their one year anniversary tonight in new york city! >> all the way from st. louis. >> kimberly: ever been to new york before? >> never, it has always been my dream to come here. >> kimberly: how do you like new york city? [ screaming ] >> kimberly: happy anniversary and happy new year! whoo! >> bill: thank you kimberly. >> megyn: we are pumped up. you can't be here in the middle of this and not be pumped up the energy is unbelievable. >> bill: they've been in the pens since at least 3:00. that ball is going to drop in two hour's time. a friend of mine has been waiting in line for an hour and a half outside to clear security. trying to get into the "w" hotel. >> megyn: why didn't you give him your pass? >> i should have. two years ago we were here at 18°, the windchill was 6 below zero. >> megyn: the make-up artist was scraping the icicles off of my eyelashes. the year before that, two years ago we were freezing the year before it was 44°. >> bill: tonight it is outstanding. >> megyn: i think you are overstating a little. >> bill: december 31st, if you were to tell me you woul
FOX News
Jan 15, 2011 10:30am EST
of years. new york state was the capital and many, many businesses had their head quarts here and because of the state government. taxes went on and punitive measures, look what's going on in new york, upstate new york, an economic ghosttown and the state government. in some sections, the state prisons the biggest corner of new york state and new-- >> and running-- >> down state new york, it's the bailed out financial sector. this is really a problem. >> neil: and i'm looking at this and i'm wondering, in the case of new york, we do know that, you know, the government andrew cuomo said i'm not doing the predictable thing and hiking taxes, the millionaires tax and chris christy from new jersey, the difference, a republican. the guy in new york is a democrat and he seems to realize the tax hikes, where is this going? >> i think this is great for illinois did, because it's so foolish for businesses and individuals in that state, what have republican governors done, whether it's scott walker in wisconsin, bring it on down and we're going to eliminate the corporate taxes, you look at ohio, mic
Jan 25, 2011 4:00am EST
action against gun violence. new york mayor michael bloomberg wants to close loopholes that allows some to buy guns without a background check. the mayor says it's up to congress to do something. >> all they've got to do is stand up and say this, is not about the second amendment. this is not about your right to bear arms and hunt and have target practice as a sport. this is about plain, common 46 sense enforcement about laws on the books. >> at the mayor's side are victims or family members who have been killed or hurt in mass shootings. >>> now, to the weather. the northeast is finally getting to thaw out today. >> this fountain in manhattan durned into an ice sculpt sure. >> and look at this car encased in a thick layer of ice. almost immediately when it was drenched by a ruptured water line. when the driver got in, he turned on the heat. it was so hot in the car and so cold, it shattered the entire back window. >>> now, for this morning's weather from around the nation. a much warmer day in the northeast, with a mix of rain and snow from new york to new england. stormy in the south,
Jan 4, 2011 6:00am EST
don't get excited about leaving. i won the new york lottery t. check bounce sgld that does happen. by the way, $330 million is the amount. you take the lump sum, down to like $1 million. not even worth the dollar investment. "morning joe" starts right now. >>> it's 2011. it's a reboot. the field is wide open this year. >> arkansas wildlife officials are stumped after thousands of birds dropped dead from the arkansas sky. >> so natural phenomenon or perhaps murder? it seems birds of a feather die together. >>> okay. taupe of t top of the hour. 6:00 on the east coast. good morning. it's tuesday, january 4th already. with us onset msnbc contributor mike barnicle and managing editor of "fortune" magazine, andy serwer. this week's cover is on the rigorous mind of chief justice john roberts. interesting cover for you all. willie has now scampered in. >> willie, good to see you. >>> boy, scanning the papers the past couple days, you really see a revolution of sorts happening at the ground level on the states on taxes and on unions from andrew cuomo to jerry brown. mike barnicle, it's not
Jan 7, 2011 4:00am PST
is bracing for a new round of snow. >> new york city is take nothing chances this time. the tire chains are on. and the plows and road salt are ready. city officials are desperate to avoid the mess that follows the december blizzard. the garbage right after the christmas storm still lines the blocks. >> airlines have been cancels flights. american, united, continental, airtran, southwest and jetblue are allowing passengers to change flights without fees. >>> the winter watches and warnings have been posted. >> where is the snow going? ava dinges joins us with the answers. good morning, ava. >> vinita and mike, snow is returning to the northeast. the last thing people want to hear. but this is nothing compared to what we faced after christmas. that is beginning after the morning commute. new york city itself could see four inches. philadelphia, only about an inch. heaviest of the snow will be upstate new york, where they could see upwards of nine inches of snow. looming next week, the potential for a heavy snowstorm. we'll keep you up to date. back to you, vinita and mike. >> thanks, ava
Jan 24, 2011 3:05am PST
the cell towers in that whole area of new york were out. immediately a platform like this could be flown over and parked over new york and restate the communications infrastructure. >> reporter: the global observer can also fly longer, hovering up to a week at a time while current planes land after 30 hours. that's because it's powered entirely by lightweight liquid hydrogen fuel with zero pollutants. >> what does it emit? >> water vapor. it's hydrogen and oxygen, h2o. >> reporter: within a few years the military could position these planes around the globe, tracking enemy fighters. and instantly supplying communications to american forces on the ground. at home, tracking dangerous storms, western wildfires or perched high overhead in a disaster like hurricane katrina, linking first responders and searching for survivors in those first precious hours. john hendren, abc news, edwards air force base, california. >>> and coming up next, the people behind those crazy viral animations that make fun of what we do, the news. that's right. >> that's right. a look at taiwanese media company behin
Jan 28, 2011 4:30am EST
. this time mother nature hit particularly hard. two girls from the bronx, new york, were rushed to the hospital, suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning. their mom had been digging the family car out of the snow when the tailpipe became blocked. >> i saw them, they're all laying down like lifeless body almost. i couldn't describe it, because i have my own kids. >> reporter: two men in boston narrowly escaped death after the roof in this parking garage collapsed on their car. and in connecticut two horses died after this barn in summers gave way. nearly a half million people lost their electricity. most of them in the washington, d.c. area. most forecasters have predicted as much as a foot of snow. new york got 19 inches. this january is already officially the snowiest in the city's history. the snow and ice also wreaked havoc on roads. the storm is blamed for at least six deaths. it also made for difficult air travel. more than 900 flights were canceled across the country. meteorologists warn, another major storm is already brewing, and could hit the northeast as early as next
Jan 6, 2011 5:30am EST
rock in new york city. >>> a day after swearing in the newest members of congress, the now republican-controlled house will kick off its 112th session today by reading the constitution aloud. it is a nod to the tea party movement which helped sweep the gop into power. yesterday's convening of the new congress was ceremonial. nancy pelosi surrendered the gavel to her successor john boehner. >> i now pass this gavel which is larger than most gavels here but the gavel of choice of mr. speaker boehner, i now pass this gavel and the say credit trust that goes with it to the new speaker. god bless you, speaker boehner. >> yep, going to the trade mark move. he was moved to tears. and pelosi acknowledged his wife and family. it was his turn to speak, he vowed to give the government back to the people, he said, and to provide transparency, honesty and accountability. >> and to my friends in the minority, i offer a commitment. openness. once a tradition of this institution but increasingly scarce and reached in decades will be the new standard. there are no open rules in the house in the last c
Jan 1, 2011 12:30am PST
possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation. and union bank. >> union bank has put its financial strength to work for a wide range of companies, from small businesses to major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> a car bomb has exploded outside of the christian church in the northern egyptian city of alexandria. there are unconfirmed reports that 11 people have been killed. the nigerian president has condemned the army attacks near the capital. millions of people have welcome in the new year. in london, people gathered along the thames river to watch a spectacular fireworks display. welcome to bbc world news. coming up, time to say goodbye to the iconic new york cabs. it is being modernized. a car bomb explosion outside a christian church and the northern christian city of alexandria is reported to have killed 27 and injured another four. it happened as people were leaving the church after the midnight mass. the official casualty figures came as
Jan 20, 2011 2:30pm PST
. about 110 people suspected of involvement with mafia groups have been arrested in new york and neighboring american states. the new york attorney general says the suspects face charges including racketeering, extortion, murder, and drug dealing. prominent members of new york's five families are among those targeted. >> just before dawn, over 100 alleged mafia members were arrested across three states. hundreds of fbi agents swept through the homes of members in new york infamous five members family. these arrest of the culmination of many years of investigations by multiple law enforcement agencies. >> this is one of the largest single day operations against the mafia in the history of the fbi, both in terms of the number of defendants arrested and charged and the scope of the criminal activity that is alleged. >> the charges read like a rap sheet from a hollywood film. extortion, larceny, racketeering, drug trafficking, and murder. several people have been charged over the imposition of illegal fees, so-called mob taxes in new york's waterfront and construction industries.
Jan 12, 2011 12:00pm EST
around new york staten island and in some places, in connecticut. some drivers became stranded because of the crazy snow. the plows try to keep up with the conditions but that did not always happen. the video is unbelievable there. the storm disrupted airline schedules all up and down the east coast. but it was a disappointment for school children in new york though. they still had to go to class as usual! all of that snow to our north will mean even more delays in our region. flights to new york, philadelphia, boston, atlanta, all canceled today. it might not be much better tomorrow. so, make sure you check your airline's web site before you even leave the house. >>> well, no matter what the financial climate is these days, local governments still have to pay for snow removal. in the district, officials say they spent $2.5 million removing the show. northern virginia says they have a budget of about $33 million. they spent about a third of that already. money spent to keep roads clear during the winter actually makes a pretty big impact on other county projects. >> we may not be able
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Jan 3, 2011 8:00pm EST
. >> they are not providing essential service. >> evidence mounting that the city of new york was sabotaged by a union in the blizzard clean up. >> heard people commenting about plows driving around with their plow actually raise. >> bill: should the federal government step in? we have a factor investigation. >> happy new year, everybody, and welcome to own. >> bill: oprah has a new cable network. some like it, some don't. bernie goldberg will weigh in. >> let's get this party started. >> bill: caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. ♪ >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. happy new year as we begin 2011, our lead story, war breaking out in washington. that's right. war. and that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. on wednesday, a new congress will be sworn in. republicans will control the house of representatives. that is not good news for president obama. some powerful republicans say they will immediately try to repeal obama care. >> as part of our pledge we said we would bring up a vote to repeal health care early
Jan 25, 2011 5:00am EST
of new york, stoe vermont and honolulu. newman's own foundation. the john d. and katherine t. mac arthur foundation and union bank. >> union bank has put its financial strength to work for a large range of companies. what can we do for you? >> authorities at moscow's busiest airport reject criticism after suicide bombers kill more than 30 people. moving to track down those behind the attack. efforts by hez bella to form the next government. welcome to bbc world news, also coming up, global financial disability fund by the shore. germany's tales, will it sifrng the approval rating. >> security officials must take responsibility for the attack which left 35 people dead it has been reported that the attack was carried out by female attacks. it was a suicide bombing at russia's busiest airport. these survivors surveyed the chaos and carnage around them. more than 30 people had been killed. dozens more had been injured. there had been little security. it appears the bombers just walked in and detonated their targets. the russian president voued to hunt down those who planned the explosion and
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Jan 30, 2011 3:00am EST
governors including democrat andrew cuomo of new york who pledged to break the unitrangle hold on albany. last week richard trump denounced business groups who supported the governor and called them shadowy committees aimed at depriving public and private sector of the basic huan right to form strong unions and bargain collectively to lift their lives. >> we are back with dan and kim and wall street journalist mary kissle. mary, what is trump aiming at? >> he is out ataking pro reform governors and business people who support the reform n the speech last week, he named names. he named lloyd ben fine and our owner rupert mur dock. >> that's right, he did . he said they are raising money or contributing money business executives are to a committee to save new york which is going to at least in theory support governor cuomo. >> that's right. committee for new york is a nonprofit that aims to raise 10 million and an educational institution and educate new yorkers about the fiscal problems. trunk doesn't like that. he's not just pushing back against new york but against a raft of proreform go
Jan 12, 2011 5:30am EST
's doing this morning. first, let's get to the news live at 5:30 a.m. here at 30 rock in new york city. >>> a crippling snowstorm that shut down much of the south is now tearing its way up the northeast. threatening to dump up to a foot or more of snow in some areas. it's the third snowstorm in as many weeks for the region. putting serious pressure on state and local governments for what will no doubt be a dangerous morning commute. for more on what to expect, we go to mike bettes, live for us at weather channel headquarters. good morning, mike. >>> hey, good morning to you. we've got a mess on our hands this morning, that's for sure. we've got a big old low pressure, nor'easter bombing out in the north. check this out, big-time snow falling for you, new york, by the way, about to wind down. but want to let you know you picked up about six inches. plows have been out since last night trying to get ahead of it after the mess we had on new york streets over the christmas holiday when they got really behind in the snowstorm there. six inches falling in new york. heavier amounts on long is
Jan 1, 2011 6:00pm PST
a gamble launching a new tv new york that is all her own. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" >> mason: we begin with the killer tornadoes that barreled through the center of the country last night, part of the weather system moving into the east. here's the latest the storms left seven dead, three in arkansas, four in missouri. dozens more were injured. peak winds reached 165 miles per hour. 40 tornadoes in all reportedly touched down in four states. cynthia bowers is in the st. louis suburb of sunset hills tonight. cynthia. >> reporter: you know, and no one was injured here, which is amazing, considering that the tornado sirens sound around noon. there were a lot of people here and they tell me they ran for refuge. it was all over in a matter of seconds and today family like the gasts were totaling up their losses and counting their blessings. >> this is where i survived under here, right under that counter. >> reporter: in her newly remodel kitchen, cathy gast took shelter from a powerful f-3 tornado with wind over 150 miles per hour that destroyed nearly ever
Jan 27, 2011 6:00am EST
this morning. including the new york airports. it's going to cause all kinds of travel delays across the country this morning. like i said, new york city schools in particular are closed. d.c. government offices are closed as well. and we talk about feet of snow. just take a look this morning. let's start in d.c., give you an idea of what's happening there. yes. people still trying to brave it out there on the roads. it is not happening this morning. and late of places just impossible. to show you what's happening in new york city this morning where we woke up and just had to battle. so many of our people did not make it in this morning. others, it took them a long time to make it in, did it not, kiran. >> yes, it did. >> it was being measured in feet in a lot of places. then in boston, kind of the same thing. feet of snow, folks, we're talking about being measured. and some places it's going to cause all kinds of problems maybe for the next several days for folks as we try to dig out from this. >> yeah. we're watching the storm. we're set up all over the northeast. we have rob marci
Jan 6, 2011 6:00am EST
: the gentlewoman from new york. ms. slaughter: i'm pleased to yield two minutes to the ranking member on the transportation committee, mr. rahall. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from west virginia is recognized for two minutes. mr. rahall: i thank the distinguished gentlelady for yielding the time. while i regret i did not hear all the previous colloquy, i do want to express my strong reservation and opposition to these rule changes because of the effects it would have on transportation-related issues. the republican rules package eliminates the current rule's direct tie to revenues of the highway trust funds paid by users through gas taxes at the pump and level investment for the programs. currently they provide that must find at levels set forth in transportation authorizations this provision was championed by republican budd shuster and was used to reduce funds building up in the highway trust fund to mask the true size of the federal deficit. it was intended to stop the same old smoke and mirrors game of federal fending. -- federal spending. as the first act of their major
Jan 4, 2011 5:30am EST
hopping genre. >>> let's get to the news live at 5:30 at 30 rock in new york city. "the new york times" is reporting the incoming republican majority in the house is making progress on its promise to cut $100 billion from this year's domestic spending. according to the "times" house republican leaders have not specified which programs will bear the brunt of the budget cuts, however they have said that the military, domestic security and veterans affairs will not be affected. but, even if the reductions are adopted by the house the republican budget unlikely to be enacted in full since democrats, of course, keep the majority in the senate and president obama can veto annual appropriations bills. nevertheless, the effort could give house republicans a little leverage in upcoming budget negotiations with the white house through the winter and spring when the administration must get congress to raise the federal debt limit or risk a government financing crisis. >>> meanwhile, a new "60 minutes"/"vanity fair" poll finds americans think the u.s. should raise taxes for the rich to balance the
Jan 24, 2011 2:05am EST
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Jan 27, 2011 3:00pm EST
. >>shepard: it is called thundersnow and i was watching out my apartment window last night in new york city. it was a blinding blizzard and the sky is lit up like springtime in oxford with the lightning. thunder, i thought we were under attack. lightning in the middle of a blizzard at 11:00 last night and we got more than 1' of snow up and down the east coast. major traffic delays. shutting down power to hundreds of thousands, airlines grounding thousands of flights, drivers who went out abandoned cars on the side of the road. >> there were 32 cars in the ditch and four trucks slid off and two trucks flipped over. trucks were broken up. and jackknifeed. >>shepard: and cops, or officials north of boston say two were trapped for hours after a garage roof caved in. the weight of the snow caused the collapse. this was heavy, wet stuff. new york city, look at that, officially 19". they predicted 6" or 8" or 10" max. the mayor says this has been the city's snowest january on record. >> the sanitation department strategy is to plow as much as they can, where they can, and return to remove stalled
Jan 12, 2011 5:30am EST
especially in the morning hours. right now, though, let's go up to new york and check out this morning's tech bites. >> reporter: in today's tech bites, verizon iphone is official. verizon announced tuesday that it will begin selling the iphone 4 on february 10th. breaking at&t exclusive grip. with millions of people expected to bite phone, abc tech contributor says it's not guaranteed to work better on verizon's network. >> i say wait and see how verizon handles the load and there are a lot of other issues that may be giving at&t a edge. as we compare the iphones on both networks. >> reporter: the 16 gig model cost 199, 32 for 299 bucks. and google is fixing a flaw in the android phones that could lead to embarrassing mistakes. text messages sent to someone on a contact list are going to other random contacts. users have been complaining about the problem for months but google says it rarely occurs. those are your tech bites. i am vinita nair. >>> now, "good morning, maryland." >>> second round of a major storm in two weeks. are they ready for another whiteout. i am charlie crowson. megan is
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